Astronomy / Videoastronomy / Astrophotography

Unless noted otherwise, the videoastronomy images were acquired using an 8" f10 Meade LX200 scope, remote controlled from inside the house using Earth Centered Universe (a planetarium program) and/or ACP (Astronomers Control Panel), a remote control panel for the LX200 telescope.

Live (sometimes) Solar imaging.

Live (sometimes... weekends mostly) solar imaging

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Solar images

July 24th 1999 June 30th 1999 July 4th 1999
2 images,
3 hours apart
July 4th 1999
2 images,
5 hours apart

Mercury's transit of the Sun (November 15, 1999)

Spectacular aurora display, evening of 05 November 2001

Annular Solar Eclipse (May 10, 1994)

Lunar images (integrating CCD camera)

Lunar images (video capture)

Venus in the daytime (video capture)

Conjunction, Venus-Jupiter 17 May 2000 (video capture)

Mars (video capture)

June 15th 1999
(prime focus)
June 15th 1999
(eyepiece projection)

Various Jupiter images (video capture)

Various Saturn images (video capture)

M42 (Orion nebula) video capture!

Sporadic meteor (November 17, 1999)

Comet Hayakutake

March 27th 1996 March 27th 1996

Comet Hale-Bopp

February 20 1997 March 12th 1997

Mag 5.2 star in daylight (video capture)

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